Inspired by nature | KS2 | Year 5 | Grammar
Active and passive voice: Anglerfish
We are learning how to write sentences in both the active and the passive voice.
Anglerfish can mainly be found in the murky depths of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. With a huge head and a cavernous mouth filled with needle-sharp teeth, this fish is quite possibly the world’s ugliest creature.
In this fascinating clip, we are treated to a light-show by a female anglerfish. The light comes from the tip of a thin spine, which is attached to the top of her head. The spine moves backwards and forwards like the rod of a fisherman (angler), attracting prey towards her murderous mouth. Will a squid end up inside this angler’s belly? Watch the clip to find out.
Can you make a list of words/phrases that describe the strange body parts of an anglerfish? See if you can include some alliterative phrases.
e.g. luminous lure, basketball body, murderous mouth, …